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His international success as a stand up comedian ensures his message is delivered in a professional, witty and entertaining manner. Throughout his life, Philip has embodied entrepreneurial qualities, motivation and diversity.
Pinky has been working as a full-time performer and entertainer since 1990. The key to her success is versatility and much of her comedy work is done privately for corporate clients and large organisations, at conferences and product launches. She has developed a public profile through her stage work with ‘Hens Teeth’ and ‘The Power Breakfast’ and her own shows and as a regular radio commentator.
Pio's appearances as a comedian, actor, radio show host, musician and performer over the last decade has established him as one of New Zealand's most popular television and radio entertainers. A great M/C and entertainer Pio is also in high demand as a keynote speaker for corporate events and community functions throughout New Zealand.
Acclaimed All Whites Coach and one of the stars of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Rob Hamill is a master of his mind, he will share and delight your audience with his stories of goal setting, planning, commitment and persistence.
Rob has successfully transferred the psychology of high-risk reaction to the business arena. The former defensive tactics instructor of Nelson Mandela’s bodyguards, Rob has managed a security company in Papua New Guinea, studied martial arts throughout Asia, worked with special forces and anti-terrorists units in Britain, Europe and the United States and during the build up to the Sydney 2000 Olympics he provided conflict resolution training to experts from the Federal Police, State Protection Group and the Australian SAS. His latest book is entitled ‘Be Your Own Bodyguard’. ” His previous book ‘Perform with Confidence’ introduced thousands of readers to the value of using brains over brawn when dealing with conflict. This book attracted the attention of the business and management community and has since seen Rob present to companies such as Bayer, Lumley Life, Norwich Union, Panasonic and Telstra. Business Review Weekly ranked Rob as one of Australia’s top 10 professional speakers.
In 1995 he burst onto the New Zealand rowing scene as the youngest person ever to win the single sculls title at the New Zealand Championships – he did this as a novice sculler. In the two years that followed, Rob won gold at the World Championships in Germany and Canada breaking records on the water. His rowing career was topped off with an Olympic Gold at Sydney 2000.
Robin achieved fame for his small business rural community when in 1997 he became the Toastmasters International New Zealand Speech Champion and competed in the World Championship in New Orleans that same year. From a Dairy Farming background, it was the Young Farmers Club he joined that sparked his interest in public speaking.
Robin has a background in Human Resource and Office Management, but a passion for wellness. She is a professional Member of the New Zealand Association of Professional Hypnotherapists, and Reiki Practitioner. Stress is a fundamental to life and it is the management of both positive and negative stress that determines our wellness. When we understand our mind and the impact it has on our everyday decisions we can use it effectively to make choices, bring balance into our lives and experience less stress balance and a feeling of wellness or being alive. Robin has a programme that identifies stress, the triggers associates with stress, and simple ways to deal with stress to help deal with training for enhanced “coping” skills.
With over 14 years as a professional speaker, 10 years in sales and telemarketing management and 13 years in the hospitality industry, Robyn has clear insight into networking, prospecting and people development.
Rod’s practical philosophy of teamwork and inspiration has taken him to the very top. As a businessman he has successfully built up a multi-million dollar merchandising business. As a former coach of Australia’s national Rugby Union Side, the Wallabies, he has led his team to World Cup and Bledisloe Cup Victories as well as winning the Tri-Nations championships – and he’s done it using his own unusual techniques. Those who work with him or are coached by him cannot speak highly enough of his abilities to lead, motivate and direct people to success.
Strategies for success. The prime mover behind Sydney’s bid for the 2000 Olympic Games. Prior to that he had a career of national prominence in the legal profession, proven management skills and an abiding interest in sport.
Roger has been a radio broadcaster all his working life since the 1960's working as a Radio Windy original 1973-75 and 1982-1990 in Wellington, as a guest announcer on ZMFM, Classic Hits, NewstalkZB, Capital Radio London, 6VA Albany, WA, TVW7-6IX Perth, WA, BBC Radio 2005-7 and on National Radio since 2003
Ruud Kleinpaste was born in Indonesia but moved to Holland and managed to pick up some foreign languages along the way. Natural history has always been Ruud's passion and he chased birds in a wide range of habitats.